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Interim Final Rule Updating Requirements for Notification of Confirmed and Suspected COVID-19 Cases Among Residents and Staff in Nursing Homes

Description
Provides an overview of a May 2020 CMS interim final rule outlining COVID-19 infection control, surveillance, and reporting requirements for nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Discusses updates to the "COVID-19 Focused Survey for Nursing Homes." Includes responses to Frequently Asked Questions regarding long-term care facility requirements for reporting confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19.
Date
05/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Tagged as
Healthcare facilities · Infectious diseases · Legislation and regulations · Long-term care · Medicaid · Medicare